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ERIC Number: EJ889091
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Jul
Pages: 16
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 35
ISSN: ISSN-0022-4294
Reliability and Perceived Pedagogical Utility of a Weighted Music Performance Assessment Rubric
Latimer, Marvin E., Jr.; Bergee, Martin J.; Cohen, Mary L.
Journal of Research in Music Education, v58 n2 p168-183 Jul 2010
The purpose of this study was to investigate the reliability and perceived pedagogical utility of a multidimensional weighted performance assessment rubric used in Kansas state high school large-group festivals. Data were adjudicator rubrics (N = 2,016) and adjudicator and director questionnaires (N = 515). Rubric internal consistency was moderately high (.88). Dimension reliability ranged from moderately low (W = 0.47) to moderate (W = 0.77). Total score reliability was moderately high (W = 0.80) and rating reliability was moderate (W = 0.72). Findings suggested that reliability on the whole was within the range of previously researched music performance assessment tools. Questionnaire results suggested that the rubric provided a better instrument for justifying ratings and more detailed descriptions of what constituted acceptable performances than previously researched nonrubric forms; hence, adjudicators and directors perceived the rubric as possessing improved pedagogical utility. (Contains 4 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: High Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Kansas